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Teknolust (2002)

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Anxious to use artificial life to improve the world, Rosetta Stone, a bio-geneticist creates a Recipe for Cyborgs and uses her own DNA in order to breed three Self Replicating Automatons, ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Rosetta / Ruby / Marinne / Olive
Agent Hopper
John O'Keefe ...
Professor Crick
Dirty Dick
Dr. Bea
S.U. Violet ...
Dr. Aye
Josh Kornbluth ...
Howard Swain ...
Hair Dresser
Abigail Van Alyn ...
Sandy's Mom
Dick Bright ...
Nathan (as Brad King)


Anxious to use artificial life to improve the world, Rosetta Stone, a bio-geneticist creates a Recipe for Cyborgs and uses her own DNA in order to breed three Self Replicating Automatons, part human, part computer named Ruby, Olive and Marine. The SRA's act as 'portals' on the Internet, helping users to fulfill their dreams. The SRA's are nourished through touch. Because they were bred only with Rosetta's DNA, they need the balance of an Y chromo or male sperm to survive. Rosetta projects seduction scenes from movie clips onto Ruby, which absorbs as she sleeps. The SRA'S can not distinguish dreams from reality. Ruby acts out these scenes in real life with the men and shares her spoils with her sisters. However, Ruby's encounters suffer from impotence and unexplained rashes. Fearing a bio-gender war, the FBI sends in Agent Edward Hopper to solve the mystery. Puzzled, he turns for help from a private cyber detective. The men recover. Ruby falls in love and becomes impregnated by Sandy, ... Written by

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Release Date:

26 October 2010 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Desejos Virtuais  »

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Opening Weekend:

$9,475 (USA) (22 August 2003)


$28,811 (USA) (3 October 2003)

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The car that Rosseta drives is an electrical version of a Corbin Sparrow, of manufacturer Myers Motors. See more »

Crazy Credits

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Left much to be desired
26 May 2002 | by (Seattle, Washington) – See all my reviews

I saw this film at the Seattle International Film Festival this year. It sounds cool when you read about it, but really it isn't.

Although Tilda Swinton's acting in this film is fantastic, the film itself left much to be desired for me. The script was really weak and the whole movie got bogged down in cheesiness. The production value of this picture was pretty impressive, though. All shot on digital video, it was amazingly clear and the computer effects were pretty impressive.

I would say to pass on this one, though.

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